Developed in 1990 by Russia's Kamov Design Bureau, the Ka-32A is a variant of the Kamov Ka-32. Equipped with two TV3-117VMA powerplants, the helicopter's main roles were transport and heavy lifting onboard or as a flying crane. An example of its use is heli-logging.
The aircraft may be fitted with: ski landing gear attachments in addition to the wheels; netted vent covering to the turbine intake to prevent dust/debris from entering.
VTOL type: Helicopter
Lift configuration: Coaxial (x2)
Crew required: 1-3
Crew seating: Side-by-side
Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)
Overall Height: 5.40 m (17.7 ft)
Overall Length: 12.25 m (40.2 ft)
Overall Width: 4.00 m (13.1 ft)
Max Gross Weight (ground): 12700 kg (27999 lb)
Max Range: 800 km (432 nm)